In my current writing and speaking at Remote Pathways, I often use the phrase “no person is an island”, to remind us that even if we spend most of our time alone – as we do particularly as solopreneur remote coaches – much of our work as business owners and coaches brings us into the realm of partnering and collaboration.
Collaboration comes from the Latin root – Collaborare – which means to LABOUR TOGETHER.
There are many shapes collaboration can take on the part of coaches – from co-coaching when working with teams, to co-designing program offerings, to partnering when you launch a business.
There are many benefits to collaboration from:
This month over at the Remote Pathways podcast I co-host with Michelle Mullins, we are exploring collaboration. Please take a few minutes to listen in to the latest episode.
Each episode also has a downloadable resource you might be interested in, particularly this episode on Collaboration. Be sure to check it out!
Enjoy your focus and let us know how you are collaborating – what makes it work, and what gets in the way – over at the Conversation Sparker Zone.
Have a great week,
Jennifer Britton - GroupCoachingEssentials | Potentials Realized
Join us for an upcoming ICF-CCE approved program including Group Coaching Essentials (8.75 CCEs), Advanced Group and Team Coaching Practicum (10 CCEs), or the PlanDoTrack Facilitator Training (24 CCEs).
Author of Effective Group Coaching (2010), Coaching Business Builder (2018), Effective Virtual Conversations (2017) and From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching (2013). Check out my author page on Amazon for all publications.
Mentor Coaching Group for ACC/PCC - Fridays 9 - 10 am ET starting September 11 2020 - Reserve your spot.
Group Coaching Essentials (8.75 CCEs) - Next group will start Wednesdays 7 - 830pm ET - July 29, August 5, 12, 19 (4 weeks)
Virtual Facilitation Essentials (8.5 CCEs) - Mondays 1230-145 pm ET July 6, 20, 27, April 3 and 10 (5 weeks) OR one day programs being offered on Thursday August 20 (9-430pm ET)
Advanced Group and Team Coaching Practicum - starts Fridays 12 - 1:30 pm ET: September 11th start for 5-6 weeks (10 CCEs): Focused on providing you with virtual practice and feedback around your group coaching skills.
60 Day CBB Accelerator - Now as an On-demand Program.
Bonus! This month's 1BizStepADay
Coach Jennifer Britton has worked with entrepreneurs across a variety of sectors since the late 1990s, even before she was in business herself. From supporting micro-entreprise and eco-tourism businesses to working with service based entrepreneurs and coaches, her PRACTICAL and TACTICAL approach to business coaching is ACTION focused, with emphasis on AWARENESS as well. Jenn is the author of the Coaching Business Builder Workbook and planner, and 3 others books related to group and team coaching and virtual conversations. She also hosts the Coaching BIzGrowth Lab, an open-enrollment group coaching program for coaches. Jenn founded her business - Potentials Realized - in April 2004.